Budget Coordinator/Analyst

Program Management

The State University Construction Fund (Fund), a New York State entity dedicated solely to the State University of New York’s building and infrastructure assets at 32 campuses and 3 teaching hospitals, seeks an energetic and motivated individual to join our Capital Program Management team in Albany, NY as Budget Coordinator/Analyst. This position functions in an administrative role to support the execution of the SUNY Educational Facilities and Hospital Capital Programs.

In this role, the Budget Coordinator/Analyst coordinates closely with Program Managers and Assistant Directors of the Unit to assist with the execution of campus administered (campus let) projects, including the administrative tasks associated with charging certain campus staff to capital appropriations, execution of the minor critical maintenance program at each campus, and maintaining consistent project, budget and schedule information for all capital projects, consistent with each campus’ capital plan as developed by the Program Manager. Accordingly, the incumbent must be professional, well-organized, able to operate effectively in a team environment, and be comfortable learning and working in multiple enterprise systems.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Consistent with each campus’ capital plan, as developed by the Program Manager:
    • Enter, revise, and update project information in the corporate data system.
    • Identify project budget or schedule issues and coordinate resolution with appropriate parties.
    • Receive campus funding requests for campus administered projects, minor critical maintenance, and staff paid by capital appropriation, verify that request is consistent with campus’ capital plan, verify funding availability, and set up funding in corporate data system for verification by the Program Manager.
    • Track funding outlays for campus administered projects and ensure funding requests are consistent with established project budgets.
  • Work with staff in all units to assist with project budgeting and scheduling activity in all phases of project development and delivery (i.e. planning, design, construction, equipment, etc.).
  • Support and coordinate integration of project management system and data with other Fund project management applications.
  • Perform other duties as directed.

Qualifications & Experience Requirements:

An Associate’s degree in a related field, plus 3 to 5 years prior experience in accounting, budgeting, or finance or a Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required. Additional consideration will be given for prior work experience in a comparable position, experience in capital construction program budgeting and scheduling, or additional related credentials. Ideal candidate will have experience with network-based project management or budgeting systems.

The Fund offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package, including New York State retirement, generous health, dental, vacation, sick and personal time.